A MOTORBIKE rider has tragically died after being found lying unconscious on the side of a highway in Queensland’s north overnight.
An off-duty police officer found the 41-year-old’s body next to a motorbike on the Bruce Highway at Derragun around 10.40pm.
The off-duty officer desperately tried to revive the man by performing CPR, but it was too late.
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Despite the officer’s desperate attempts, the man could not be saved and died at the scene.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatality.
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